Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $56K. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to around $70K. Overall, the greater share of HDR, Inc. folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn $90K annually.
The highest paychecks go to Engineering Senior Project Managers, who earn $112K, closely trailed by Senior Project Architects (about $90K), Engineering Project Managers (approximately $87K), and Structural Engineers (around $73K). Near the bottom at HDR, Inc. are Civil Engineer in Trainings, pulling in just $60K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $88K per year) can be spotted in Denver; Charlotte (approximately $85K), New York ($84K), and the company's headquarter city of Omaha ($79K) are the next top-paying cities. Kansas City is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $62K. By state, HDR, Inc. employees make the most in California, earning around $97K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Project Management Professionals, who make about $148K. Earning a National Council of Architectural Registration Boards Member certification garners significant financial rewards of approximately $129K per year. At HDR, Inc., employees who hold a Master of Civil Engineering (MCE), Civil & Environmental Engineering receive the highest salaries at $139K.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Project Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $87K. A garden variety skill at HDR, Inc. is Engineering Design; more than a third of HDR, Inc.'s people use it regularly. A typical employee's toolkit also contains AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
As part of compensation, HDR, Inc. gives paid vacation to 43 percent and paid sick leave to one in six workers. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, HDR, Inc. provides an optional 401(k) plan, and nearly all workers participate. The vast majority of workers receive health insurance, and a solid majority of workers get dental coverage. Perks also include life insurance, a stock purchase plan, a subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.